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Matas is Denmark’s leading retail chain store for beauty, household, personal care and health products. With a distinctive and inclusive retail concept Matas has a nationwide coverage with over 290 stores and more than 2,400 employees throughout Denmark. In the capital of Copenhagen alone, Matas has 30 stores and in other major Danish cities has more than one store.

Adam Kostyál, Senior Vice President of NASDAQ OMX Global Corporate Client Group said: “As the largest listing on NASDAQ OMX Nordic since 2010, we are proud to welcome Matas on our main market. Matas is a company with a strong brand, and is a household name in Denmark. We look forward to partnering with Matas and to offer them the unique visibility opportunities as they grow their business and brand.”

Terje List, CEO of Matas said, "Over the course of 64 years Matas has built a strong retail business that possesses the qualities required of a listed company with an attractive potential for investors. Thus well-prepared we will meet our new shareholders on the exchange. We are pleased to list Matas on NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen and look forward to provide new Danish and international investors the opportunity to take part in the future development of our unique business.”

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         Javier Lopez Garrido

         45 3377 0430


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